Vanderbilt's rejuvenated defense has the Commodores poised to make a late-season surge. Luke Kornet had 13 points, 11 rebounds and seven blocks Wednesday as Vanderbilt never trailed in a 67-56 victory over Tennessee. Five weeks after shooting a season-high 58.6 percent in an 87-75 triumph at Vanderbilt
New Tennessee chancellor Beverly Davenport says the school plans to move ''very quickly'' in hiring an athletic director but isn't specifying a target date on making the selection. ''As quickly as we can do it,'' Davenport said Wednesday in her first day on the job
Showing long-range accuracy wasn't enough for Kentucky guard Malik Monk, who made an even bigger impression going up for rebounds more often than even he expected. Others also registered all-out effort on both ends and typified the complete performance that No. 13 Kentucky had sought for weeks.